Program Worker Family Connect in Schools

If you interested in supporting families, children and young people make positive changes in their life’s then this could be the job for you.We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person to join our Family Connect in Schools Program at Social Futures. The position is a four day a week role based across a number of Catholic Schools in Casino and Kyogle, providing a soft entry point into service support for families and carers at the schools.The successful candidate will be innovative and solution focused, passionate and have great people skills. They will have a deep understanding of the challenges that families and young people face, together with extensive knowledge of referral pathway opportunities. They will provide high quality, strengths based and person centered assessments and interventions within a case management framework. The ability to build collaborative relationships within the school and work within the ethos of the Catholic Schools is essential to the position. The role will sit within the Family Connect and Support service with a highly skilled, supportive and motivated team. In addition the position will involve some travel between schools and Social Futures offices.Note this position is a fixed term contract to 31 December 2022 with potential to extend pending further funding approval. What Social Futures Offers:Generous Salary Packaging optionsStaff Well-being Program and Corporate Memberships Flexible Working optionsAccess to Learning and Development (including Study Leave)Career Opportunities for advancementStaff Recognition Program and Organisational Celebration EventsSocial Futures is a voice for social change in regional Australia, helping to create connected, resilient communities. With more than 45 years’ industry experience, we are a community service leader, striving to create change through our work across homelessness and housing supports, youth and family services, sector advocacy and programs that promote genuine participation for people with disability. Social Futures currently serves more than 80% of regional New South Wales.Social Futures is an equal opportunity employer. Social Futures will actively recruit our workforce from targeted communities; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQSB and people living with a disability, people with lived experience and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.Social Futures is committed to prioritising the safety and well-being of children and upholds the National Child Safe Principles. Working with Children, National Police Check and COVID Vaccination are mandatory requirements for all staff.Applications close 4pm, Thursday 6th January 2022. Interviews will be held Mid January 2022.To access a position description, address the selection criteria and apply online, please visit our website: click the "APPLY" button below if you have followed the online application link.DO NOT APPLY VIA SEEK Only those who apply via the Social Futures Website and that adequately address the Selection Criteria will be considered.For further information, please contact Fiona Halligan on 0427 203 536.  Click here for copy of job description 40 AUD Australia - NSW Lismore & Far North Coast Casino 2470